Free Press Journal
  • WR to run Bandra-Gorakhpur weekly superfast special train

    Mumbai: For the convenience of passengers during summer vacations, Western Railway has decided to run a weekly Superfast Special train between Bandra Terminus to Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, officials said today. Commencing from April 9 this month, this special train would make 16 trips between the two destinations.

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    Tesla’s plan for India

    Will Tesla’s Model 3 electric car arrive in India, the answer could be Yes, but the question is when?

  • Sikh couple attacked by robbers in US; man left bloodied

    San Francisco: In yet another case of violence against Sikhs in California’s Fresno city, a 70-year- old Sikh man was left bloodied and bruised after armed robbers attacked him while he was taking a walk along with his wife. However, police said it was not a case of hate crime but seemed like robbers picking on older people. The robbers struck on Monday night on the northwest side of the Fresno town. The

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    Every language has its own unique music and expression: Irrfan

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who has starred in various international productions in his over two decades in the entertainment industry, feels every language has its own “unique music and expression” and it is not good comparing them with one another.

  • I don’t judge players based on auction price: Dravid

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils ‘Mentor’ Rahul Dravid today said that he has never judged players based on the price that they commanded at the IPL auctions as it is not always a true reflection of their abilities and skill sets. “I never judge players based on his price. I understand how an auction works. What one actually earns in auction is not reflection of who you are. A lot of things happen

  • Today, people like me can’t find their path in TV: Pankaj Kapur

    New Delhi: Pankaj Kapur has been an integral part of the world of small screen for over 15 years in his over two-decade-long career. But the veteran actor says that despite television having been a “huge part of my life”, he would like to maintain distance from the current face of television.

  • Tendulkar tells young cricket aspirants to sweat it out

    Pune: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today asked aspiring boys and girls to toil hard to realise their dream of playing for India. Inaugurating a sprawling new stadium named after Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at Baramati, home town of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Sharad Pawar, Tendulkar said youngsters should be ready to work hard if they want success in their cricket career.

  • Widespread resentment under NDA rule: Thackeray

    Mumbai: Claiming that there is “widespread resentment” in the country, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray today said the Union government is not even remotely concerned with the woes of the common man, who is burdened with taxes and rising inflation.

  • They are unique, fun to work with: Anushka on B-Town’s three Khans

    New Delhi: She has worked with Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan and will soon be seen sharing screen space with Salman Khan in “Sultan”. Actress Anushka Sharma says working with Bollywood’s three Khans is a “unique and fun” as well as learning experience.

  • ‘Nuclear doublespeak has only aggravated sense of insecurity’: Pak at UN

    Karachi: Pakistan has strongly criticized the double standards practiced by some states, which preach nuclear disarmament but fail to take necessary steps themselves. Speaking at a session of the UN Disarmament Commission, a subsidiary of the General Assembly, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said that a handful of nuclear weapon states advocate abstinence for others but are unwilling to give up their large inventories of nuclear weapons or their modernisation.

  • Captaincy no pressure but opportunity: KXIP skipper Miller

    Chandigarh: South Africa’s explosive batsman David Miller, who will lead the Kings XI Punjab in this edition of the IPL, feels that captaincy has not brought any added pressure on him. “Responsibility changes a bit as captain, but I am really looking forward to it,” Miller said. “No pressure, to be honest. I see it as an opportunity. We have changed the squad a little bit this year, couple of new additions, but

  • Mitra’s assets worth over Rs 7.5 crore

    Kolkata: West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Kumar Mitra, contesting Assembly poll from Khardaha seat in the adjoining North 24-Parganas district, has declared assets worth over Rs 7.5 crore. According to the affidavit filed by him before the Election Commission, the Trinamool leader’s income for the year 2014-15 was Rs 14.82 lakh while his author wife earned more than him – almost Rs 17 lakh.

  • Parkinson’s drugs up risk of compulsive gambling, shopping

    Washington:  Drugs commonly prescribed to treat Parkinson’s disease may increase the risk of disorders such as compulsive gambling, shopping, hypersexuality and binge eating in some patients, a new study has claimed. These impulse control disorders (ICDs) can have disastrous personal, professional and financial consequences if not recognised or treated, researchers from Loyola University Chicago in the US said.

  • Now different coloured bed sheets mandatory in public hospitals

    New Delhi: As part of efforts to intensify cleanliness, hygiene and infection control in public health facilities, the union health ministry has directed 19 of its major hospitals to use different coloured bed sheets on different days of the week. The step would help ensure that bed sheets are changed every day.

  • Ranveer Singh watches ‘Kapoor & Sons’ with family

    Mumbai: Ranveer Singh has given a thumbs up to Shakun Batra’s comedy-drama film “Kapoor & Sons” calling it “brilliant” and “extraordinary”. The actor watched the film with his family.

  • India takes up Masood Azhar veto case with China

    New Delhi: New Delhi has taken up with Beijing at a high level te issue of China vetoing a UN bid to declare Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad’s leader Masood Azhar a terrorist

  • Ganguly to walk the ramp for cancer fundraising

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly will be seen walking the ramp to raise funds for the expansion plan of oncology care unit of the Tata Medical Centre.

  • Death of spouse ups irregular heartbeat risk

    London: The death of a spouse is linked to increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat up to a year after the bereavement, says a study adding that the risk is prevalent among those below 60.

  • Terror alert in Punjab on Pakistani terrorists

    Chandigarh: Security agencies have issued a terror alert on the alleged movement of three suspected Pakistani terrorists from Jammu and Kashmir towards Delhi.